Malaysia Holidays

Malaysia invites you into a vibrant tapestry of cultures, cuisines, landscapes and urban life. Toss together the sultry beaches of islands such as Penang and Langkawi, the emerald tea plantations of the Cameron Highlands, the panoramic vistas of Kuala Lumpur, and the colonial grandeur of Malacca, and you've got a holiday destination that appeals to everyone. Whether you're yearning for a tranquil family retreat in the lap of nature, a pulse-racing adventure with friends, or an idyllic romantic escape with someone special, Malaysia is a tantalising treasure trove just waiting to be explored. A mix of luxury, mid-range, and budget accommodations ensure that your Malaysian holiday can suit every pocket.


From bustling cities and tranquil islands to heritage towns and highland retreats, Malaysia offers an enticing variety of destinations that appeal to holidaymakers of all preferences and interests. Here's a peek into an array of must-visit places across the country.

Kuala Lumpur

A melting pot of cultures, the capital city of Kuala Lumpur combines mesmerising, pioneering architecture with rich, vibrant traditions. Whether it's shopping at the Golden Triangle, visiting iconic landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers and Batu Caves, or indulging in the tantalising street food, Kuala Lumpur caters to everyone.


Foodies rejoice in the culinary heartland of Malaysia, where diverse cultures culminate in a tantalising medley of flavours. The capital, George Town, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing a charming colonial past and exciting street life.


Imagine azure waters, pristine beaches and vibrant natural beauty - welcome to Langkawi, a relaxing haven for beach lovers, families, and couples. This tropical paradise offers a variety of activities, ranging from cable car rides to a rejuvenating time at saltwater hot springs.


A throwback to Malaysia's colonial past, Malacca presents a perfect blend of the old and new. From the antique charm of Jonker Street to the elaborate remnants of St. Paul's Church and A Famosa, this UNESCO-listed city is a must-see.

Cameron Highlands

Famed for its lush, rolling tea plantations, cooling climate, and colonial-style resorts, the Cameron Highlands are an ideal retreat from the tropical heat prevalent in most parts of the country. Not to forget, it's a paradise for strawberry lovers!

Where to Stay

Whether you're looking to soak up the vibrant city life, unwind on sun-kissed beaches, or delve into historic quarters, Malaysia offers an array of perfect stays. Here's where you can put your feet up depending on your travel companions and preferences.

For a family holiday

The family-friendly city of Kuala Lumpur, with its myriad attractions such as Aquaria KLCC, the Petronas Twin Towers and KidZania, makes for an engaging and entertaining stay. Alternatively, Penang’s combination of beach and culture offers a fantastic combination for families.

For a couples holiday

The idyllic beaches and luxurious resorts of Langkawi make it a romantic retreat par excellence. For a twist on a romantic break, consider staying in the colonial-style Cameron Highlands, where intimate strolls amidst tea plantations and strawberry farms await.

For a holiday with friends

When travelling with friends, the eclectic metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, with its transfixing skyline, captivating street life, and vibrant nightlife, hits the sweet spot. For an adventurous spin try Penang, laden with delicious food, historic sites, and beautiful landscapes.

When to Visit

Malaysia basks in a tropical climate, meaning it enjoys warm weather all year round. However, the best time to visit largely depends on the region one is targeting. The west coast, including destinations like Penang, Langkawi and Kuala Lumpur, is driest and thus best visited between December and February. The east coast, on the other hand, shines brightest between April and October, making this period ideal for visiting locations like Perhentian and Redang Islands. Bear in mind, though, the country experiences two monsoon seasons that can stir up heavy rain, especially in coastal areas.

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